Update: Two critically hurt after smash

Penwortham crash

Penwortham crash

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Two people are fighting for their lives after a crash in Preston.

The smash happened at about 10.15am on Wednesday when a silver Vauxhall Vectra and a red Citroen C3 were involved in a collision on Guild Way.

The driver of the Vauxhall Vectra, a man aged 48, was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with a bleed on the brain and a fractured pelvis and is currently in an induced coma.

The driver of the Citroen, a woman aged 51, sustained internal injuries and serious injuries to her foot and was airlifted to Royal Preston Hospital where she also remains in an induced coma.

Police are now appealing for witnesses.

Sgt James Power from the road policing unit said: “Both drivers have been left critically injured as a result of this collision and an investigation is on-going to establish exactly how it came to occur.

“I would urge anyone who witnessed what happened and has not yet spoken to us to contact us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 371 of 9th December.